Tip: This bold black and white striped sofa would make a statement in any home. It works here because it anchors a large wall — a key element in a well-designed space.
Tip: Bursts of color against white fabric can be a simple way to introduce color in small doses, without the full committment of painted walls. I use orange a lot in my designs, but it can be a challenging color for many to embrace. But small doses of orange work well paired with green, taupe and brown in this all-white room.
How psychology can help you use orange
Tip: Notice the use of two large sofas facing each other. This is a great trick for a large room with high ceilings.
Tip: Blues, yellows and greens work harmoniously. These watery, soothing colors look great balanced with the white floor lamps and white molding.
Again, notice that bright orange works well paired with green and toned down with neutral colors.
Tip: Try painting your cabinets yourself to cut down on cost. Check out some cabinet painting tips from professionals
Tip: If you're not up for a full remodel, adding a new backsplash of bold and stylish tiles can be an affordable way to update your kitchen.
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